'''Introvision''' was a variation on a front-projection process that allowed film makers to view a finished composite of live action
and plate photography through the camera's viewfinder on set and in real time. During its heyday, starting with the feature film, ''Outland (film)|Outland
'' in 1981, Introvision enjoyed the novelty of visual effect compositing in-camera, thus eliminating the need to wait for photo-chemical compositing to determine if the effect shot was successful.
President of Introvision Systems, Tom Naud, explained it this way: "Introvision utilizes a Scotchlite
screen - ours happen to be thirty feet tall by sixty feet wide—so in that regard, we're front screen projection. But the finished piece of film produced on our system bears no other resemblance to standard front projection.'
Another benefit to the Introvision process was the ability to place an actor 'inside' a plate, meaning an actor could walk vertically or laterally inside a...